Focus on the Self: Perception of Self-Aspects

  • Charles S. Carver
  • Michael F. Scheier
Part of the SSSP Springer Series in Social Psychology book series (SSSOC)

Abstract

In Chapter 4 we discussed the processes of abstraction: the creation of structures in memory corresponding to classes of objects and events, and the use of those structures for recognizing new stimuli. In Chapter 5 we discussed how the concepts of abstraction might be applied to the perception and knowledge of environments and persons. We now turn to a consideration of how these concepts can be applied to the perception and knowledge of the self.1

Keywords

Placebo Depression Hull Epinephrine Flushing 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles S. Carver
    • 1
  • Michael F. Scheier
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of MiamiCoral GablesUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyCarnegie-Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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